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Tall Betsy and Dunce Baby: South Georgia Folktales

By: Hartsfield, Mariella Glenn

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, USA, University of Georgia Press: 1991

Book ID: SCW13233

ISBN: 0820313327

Condition: Very Good


BG5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated light gray wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of folktales from southwestern Georgia. The material includes analysis and personal reflection and the tales range from the supernatural to the romantic, the sacred to the secular, and are populated by ghosts and witches, numskulls and noodles, thieves, preachers, and widows. Bibliography, indexed, 190p. View more info

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Tall Betsy and Dunce Baby: South Georgia Folktales

By: Hartsfield, Mariella Glenn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC28614BB

ISBN: 0820309001

Condition: Very Good


CS4 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has light discoloration in very good dust jacket that has wrinkling and chipping on some edges and corners, tanning and light shelf wear. A collection of folktales from southwestern Georgia. 9.25"x5.75", 190 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Nebraska Folklore

By: Pound, Louise

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, University of Nebraska Press: 1989

Book ID: SCW09307

ISBN: 0803287240

Condition: Very Good


BC4 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated gray wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some creasing on the spine plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the right edges of the covers. This is a reprint of a book originally published in 1959. It contains a variety of Nebraska folklore including cave legends, snake superstitions, weather lore, tales of strong men, stories of Indian lovers' leaps, hoaxes, and the legends of Weeping water and Lincoln Salt Basin. It also contains a section on folk customs about ... View more info

Egypt

By: Spence, Lewis

Price: $2.50

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Senate/Studio Editions Ltd.: 1994

Book ID: SCW00888

ISBN: 1859580475

Condition: Very Good


CE1 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with overall very minor shelf wear. An authoritative guide to the ancient rituals and stories of the Nile Valley. The legends discussed are from the earliest dynasties to the Graeco-Roman age. Black and white illustrations. Glossary and index, 370p. View more info